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Meaning & Definition of Stomach in English

English

Stomach

/stəmək/

noun

1. An enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal

  • The principal organ of digestion
    synonym:
  • stomach
  • ,
  • tummy
  • ,
  • tum
  • ,
  • breadbasket

2. The region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

    synonym:
  • abdomen
  • ,
  • venter
  • ,
  • stomach
  • ,
  • belly

3. An inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness

  • "He had no stomach for a fight"
    synonym:
  • stomach

4. An appetite for food

  • "Exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner"
    synonym:
  • stomach

verb

1. Bear to eat

  • "He cannot stomach raw fish"
    synonym:
  • stomach

2. Put up with something or somebody unpleasant

  • "I cannot bear his constant criticism"
  • "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
  • "He learned to tolerate the heat"
  • "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
    synonym:
  • digest
  • ,
  • endure
  • ,
  • stick out
  • ,
  • stomach
  • ,
  • bear
  • ,
  • stand
  • ,
  • tolerate
  • ,
  • support
  • ,
  • brook
  • ,
  • abide
  • ,
  • suffer
  • ,
  • put up

Examples of using

She sleeps on her stomach.
She sleeps on her stomach.
The stomach pains went away.